$SPX Returns by Quarter since 1950
Below the table with the details of $SPX returns by quarter since 1950, as you can see S&P 500 Index , returns during the 4th Quarter are better than the other quarters .
During the 4th Quarter $SPX gained 49 out of the 63 quarters , with average gains ( including the losing quarters ) were 3.96%
Below the trading odds for the longs for the fourth quarter , since 1950 , ( assuming one goes long at the last trading day’s close of the 3rd quarter and exits at the last trading day of the 4th quarter)
- Winners : 49
- Losers : 14
- % Winners : 78%
- Average Change % : 3.96
- Median Change % : 4.92
- Maximum Gain % : 20.87 ( Q4 – 1998)
- Maximum Loss % : -23.23 ( Q4- 1987)
- Average Gain %if Winner : 6.86
- Average Loss % if Loser : -6.16
- Average Gain % / Average Loss % : 1.11
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